ESL Placement Test

The SLCC Placement Process helps you gauge your knowledge and determine the appropriate courses for your success. If you are an English Language Learner and would like to enroll in an English as a Second Language (ESL) course, you will need to complete the ESL Placement Process. Click below to learn more about our ESL program.


Now that you know about our ESL placement process, you are ready to get started.

Get Started

We have moved to Canvas, a more accessible placement process. Your assessment is only offered online so we ask that you do not come in to our testing centers. You will be given one attempt so please make sure you are prepared before logging in and starting your exam. Please allow 24-48 hours for your scores to be available in our system to register.

Before starting your assessment, please read the information below and follow the steps:

  1. Create your MySLCC account. If you are a new student and have not already done so, you must create your MySLCC account OR if you are a current student and have an existing MySLCC account you will need to reset your password.
    1. You will need your MySLCC username and the password that you created to access the placement process. Follow these instructions if you need to set or reset your password. Note: It will take 30-60 minutes after you set up your password to access the assessment.
  2. Turn off the pop-up blocker on your internet browser.
  3. When you are ready click the link below and carefully read the instructions.
  4. You can choose between math, English and ESL placement. You can take each section once. Decide which section you would like to take first and click on it.
  5. You will be prompted to log into Canvas. Use your MySLCC username followed by for the username. Use your MySLCC password for the Password. Any other personal email account will not work.
  6. Click the “Enroll in Course” button.
  7. Click the “Go to the Course” button.